Dr. Carol Ash, DO

Bio

Specialties:

  • internal medicine
  • sleep medicine

Location:

  • North Brunsuick, NJ

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Athletic Training:

    THURSDAY, Jan. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Who's going to win Sunday's Super Bowl? It may depend, in part, on which team has the most "night owls," a new study suggests.

    The study found that athletes' performance throughout a given day can range widely depending on whether they're natura...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Sleep Medicine:

    TUESDAY, Jan. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sleeping well during middle age may be an "investment" that leads to better mental functioning later in life, a new review finds.

    It's known that sound sleep boosts memory and learning in young and middle-aged people, but many people begin to hav...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Vascular Medicine:

    MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many folks in their 30s and 40s chow down on burgers, fried chicken and other fatty foods without fear, figuring they have years before they need to worry about their cholesterol levels.

    But new research reveals that long-term exposure to even sli...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Sleep Medicine:

    MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Employees enrolled in a program to reduce work-family conflicts reported improved sleep, a new study says.

    "We showed that an intervention focused on changing the workplace culture could increase the measured amount of s...Full Article

  • Carol Ash, DO - North Brunsuick, NJ - Internal Medicine
    Carol Ash, DO answered:
    The side effects of too little sleep extend far beyond yawning. To find out how detrimental sleep deprivation can be, watch this video featuring sleep medicine expert Dr. Carol Ash. Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:

    WEDNESDAY, Jan. 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have uncovered a major genetic risk for heart failure -- a mutation affecting a key muscle protein that makes the heart less elastic.

    The mutation increases a person's risk of dilated cardiomyopathy. This is a form of heart failure ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology/diabetes/metabolism:

    MONDAY, Jan. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) Night shift work significantly increases the risk of diabetes in black women, according to a new study.

    "In view of the high prevalence of shift work among workers in the U.S.A. -- 35 percent among non-Hispanic blacks and 28 percent in non-Hispanic ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    MONDAY, Dec. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental therapy that kills off and then "resets" the immune system has given three years of remission to a small group of multiple sclerosis patients, researchers say.

    About eight in 10 patients given this treatment had no new adverse even...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    WEDNESDAY, Dec. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Adults who experienced childhood abuse or neglect have a higher risk of migraine headaches, suggests a study published online Dec. 24 in the journal Neurology.

    "Childhood maltreatment can have long-lasting effects, like associated medica...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Allergy / Immunology:

    MONDAY, Dec. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Certain immune system cells may play an important role in weight control, an early study suggests.

    Scientists had known that the immune cells may help ward off obesity in mice. The new findings are the first to suggest the same is true in humans, ...Full Article

  • Carol Ash, DO - North Brunsuick, NJ - Internal Medicine
    Carol Ash, DO answered:
    Melatonin is a natural hormone the body produces that helps you fall asleep by preparing your body for rest and inducing sleep. In this video, internist and sleep expert Carol Ash, DO, discusses how melatonin works and whom it is most effective for. Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Sleep Medicine:

    TUESDAY, Dec. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Chronic sleep loss is rampant in America, and work commitment is a big reason why, new research suggests.

    "Work is the No. 1 sleep killer," said Dr. Mathias Basner, an assistant professor of sleep and chronobiology in psychiatry at the University...Full Article

  • Carol Ash, DO - North Brunsuick, NJ - Internal Medicine
    Carol Ash, DO answered:
    If you wake up in the middle of the night, it's best to avoid tossing and turning and just relax; there is also a breathing technique that can help. Watch as I give some great tips for getting back to sleep. Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    THURSDAY, Dec. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Lack of sleep and sleep-related breathing problems appear to boost children's risk of obesity, a new study finds.

    What isn't clear from the study, however, is whether the sleep issues actually cause obesity, or if some...Full Article

  • Carol Ash, DO - North Brunsuick, NJ - Internal Medicine
    Carol Ash, DO answered:
    Women have a harder time sleeping than men for several reasons, including women's specific physiology, hormonal changes and lifestyle issues. Watch as I explain why women have more sleep issues than men.  Read More